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Women's and Ethnic Studies Research: Citing Sources

MLA Style

MLA is used in the humanities.

APA Style Guide

APA style is the offical citaiton format for the The American Psychological Association but is used by most of the social sciences. Use the following sources to properly format your citations in APA style.

Help From the Writing Center

UCCS Writing Center

Excel Centers: The Centers for Excellence

The Writing Center consultants will help with formatting and citing sources according to APA, MLA, and Chicago style rules online or in person. Check their website for hours and other services.


UCCS students and faculty have access to RefWorks. You can set up an account with your UCCS email address.

The guide linked below describes how to use RefWorks in more detail: